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2011-03-16 17:00:00

Nurses Delivered Petition Signed by More than 80% of Tufts' RNs to CEO Ellen Zane Protesting Dangerous Staffing Conditions at the Medical Center As Nurses Picket, New England Journal of Medicine Study Released Today Shows Direct Link to Cuts in RN Staffing and Patient Mortality BOSTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holding signs that read "Safe Staffing Now," "Protect Our Patients," and "Mandatory Overtime is Unhealthy for Nurse and Patients," hundreds of nurses joined by...

2011-03-14 19:00:00

Nurses are Protesting Dangerous Staffing Conditions that have Prompted Hundreds of Reports by Nurses of Unsafe Conditions for Patients BOSTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Time: 4 - 6 p.m. Where: Tufts Medical Center 750 Washington St. Outside Main Entrance Tufts Medical Center...

2011-03-09 00:00:29

New continuing education requirements for Illinois nurses affect 197,000 LPNs and RNs. Western Schools is offering guidance and support to help nurses understand their continuing education needs and identify courses that meet the Illinois requirements. West Bridgewater, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011 The Illinois General Assembly enacted new regulations last year requiring nurses practicing in the state to complete 20 hours of continuing education every two years. The two-year cycle for...

2011-02-15 19:00:00

Nurses are Protesting Dangerous Staffing Conditions that have Prompted Hundreds of Reports by Nurses of Unsafe Conditions for Patients BOSTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forming a block-long line of flickering candlelight, several hundred nurses joined by hundreds of their supporters from the greater Boston community, held a vigil outside the main entrance of Tufts Medical Center tonight as part of their effort to pressure management to agree to desperately needed...

2011-02-10 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of registered nurses and nurse practitioners at more than 60 hospitals and medical offices in Northern and Central California have voted nearly unanimously to approve a new three-year contract with Kaiser Permanente, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today. As the largest single contract for RNs in the U.S., the agreement charts a clear model for nurses throughout the nation in protecting existing...

2011-01-19 10:00:00

Nurses Point to Conditions Showing These Hospitals Serve As "Poster Children" for the Need to Pass the Safe Staffing Bill. Nurses Believe Without Action to Improve Conditions, Thousands of Patients Will Continue to Suffer and Nurses Across the State May be Forced to Strike to Win Needed Protections BOSTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders from the Massachusetts Nurses Association, along with registered nurses from Tufts Medical Center in Boston and St. Vincent Hospital in...

2011-01-17 09:00:00

These Hospitals Serve As 'Poster Children' for the Need to pass the Safe Staffing Bill Nurses Believe Without Action to Improve Conditions, Thousands of Patients Will Continue to Suffer Needlessly and Nurses Across the State May be Forced to Strike to Win Needed Protections BOSTON and WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Massachusetts Nurses Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) When:...

2011-01-10 12:53:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Capping a historic year that saw nearly 2,000 registered nurses at five Texas hospitals vote to join the National Nurses Organizing Committee-Texas, an affiliate of National Nurses United, RNs will hold a media availability at the state Capitol on the legislature's opening day to discuss their legislative agenda for 2011. NNU now represents 160,000 nurses nationally, and is the fastest-growing union by far in the nation and the state. Nurses...

2010-12-10 12:26:00

LARGO, Fla., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Fla., along Florida's Gulf Coast north of Tampa, voted Thursday night to affiliate with the nation's largest union and professional association of RNs, concluding a remarkable year of growth for the 160,000-member National Nurses United. With a vote of 142 to 69, 67 percent, in a secret ballot election held by the National Labor Relations Board, the National Nurses Organizing...

2010-11-23 12:28:00

SANFORD, Fla., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford , Fla. voted by 68 percent Monday night to join National Nurses Organizing Committee-Florida, an affiliate of National Nurses United, the country's biggest union and professional association of registered nurses. The secret ballot election, conducted by the National Labor Relations Board, was the second Orlando area hospital in a week where the RNs voted to affiliate with...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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